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Why (and Where) You Should Do a Multidisciplinary Master’s Degree
April 6, 2017

Real world success involves looking at complex problems from many different perspectives while drawing on a comprehensive range of information in order to identify the most promising solutions. So why should the academic approach be any different? This philosophy is the impetus for a popular trend in higher education toward multidisciplinary studies. Here’ a closer look at why multidisciplinary master’s degrees are so valuable, along with an example of a program that’s getting it right.


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These Six People Completely Changed Their Careers...and So Can You!
April 4, 2017
Do what you love.  Love what you do.  It takes work, perseverance, and passion.  At least, that’s what we think these six inspiring career changers would say.  See for yourself.

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Do You Have a Future in Hurricane Disasters Prevention?
April 3, 2017
Hurricanes wreak havoc on communities and their damage has a direct and indirect impact on ecosystems and the economy. With both short- and long-term solutions needed regarding hurricane preparedness and prevention, atmospheric science will take on an increasingly important role. Here’s a...

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Why Smart Cities and Engineers are a Perfect Fit
March 31, 2017
If the 21st century had a signature buzzword, “smart” might be it. From smartphones to smart homes, everything is getting smarter and, in doing so, opening up a near-endless range of new possibilities. One of the most intriguing developments in the shift to all things smart? Smart cities...

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How to Pick The Right Student Loan
March 30, 2017
One of the most serpentine pathways you’ll ever follow: the student loan.  Consider our four strategies for picking the right one, and you won’t go wrong.  Our biggest piece of advice?  Don’t sign the dotted line unless you understand what it means for now—and ...

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Why it’s Never Too Late for A Master’s in Design Studies
March 24, 2017
Design infiltrates your daily life.  From garden plans to street signs, and emojis to storefronts, design is everywhere. It’s all about user experience—specifically yours.  Let’s take a look at two innovative programs in Milan, Italy, where you can apply your interdiscipl...

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8 Inspiring Women Artists Worth Getting to Know
March 23, 2017
What did all of the artists featured in our recent roundup of “Six Works of Art Fine Art Students Should Know” have in common besides being masters of their crafts? They were all men. (Well, except for the Chauvet Cave paintings, that is, of which the artists remain unknown.) We’re...

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Why You Should Study Design in Madrid
March 22, 2017
You should do a lot of things in life - if traveling the world and studying design are on your list, study in Madrid.  Rich in architecture, art, history, music, culture, and food, Madrid is an international student’s dream.  Let’s take a closer look at why you should study des...

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Why Working in Sustainable Tourism Can Make the World A Better Place
March 16, 2017
The UN’s designation of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development may be your wake-up call to make the world a better place by becoming part of sustainable tourism around the globe.  Take a closer look at why you should work in sustainable tourism. 

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Will You Help Save the World through Renewable Energies Studies?
March 15, 2017
Human demand for once-abundance natural resources now exceeds what the earth can renew by more than 60 percent, according to the Global Footprint Network. One of the biggest challenges facing humankind moving forward? Energy. And while one approach involves continued reliance on harmful fossil fuels...

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November 21, 2017

With countries increasingly angling to capture a greater share of the international higher education market, education reforms in France may position ...


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November 19, 2017

The many benefits of international exchange are widely touted, with the U.S. perennially topping the list of destinations. But how, specifically, does...


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November 16, 2017

In an unprecedented move, South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week after a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the country. Let...